Embark on a culinary journey with the delightful creation of No Yeast Garlic Naan bread, a quick and fuss-free alternative that brings the essence of traditional Indian flatbread to your home kitchen. This recipe presents a perfect solution for those moments when the desire for freshly baked naan strikes, and the absence of yeast becomes an advantage in achieving swift and satisfying results.

The magic begins with a simple amalgamation of all-purpose flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, yogurt, and a touch of olive oil or melted ghee. The yogurt imparts a subtle tanginess and ensures a soft, pliable texture to the dough, eliminating the need for the traditional yeast fermentation process. After a brief kneading session and a rest period, the dough transforms into a supple canvas ready to embrace the aromatic notes of garlic.

Each portion of the dough is shaped into a round, flat disc and swiftly cooked on a hot pan, where the absence of yeast is compensated by the quick reaction of baking powder and soda, resulting in a light, airy texture. As the naan begins to bubble and brown, a sprinkle of minced garlic is added, infusing the bread with a fragrant and savory punch.

The final touch involves a tempting garnish with fresh coriander leaves and, if desired, a brush of butter or ghee for added richness. The outcome is a batch of No Yeast Garlic Naan that boasts a soft, pillowy interior complemented by the enticing flavors of garlic, making it the perfect accompaniment to a variety of Indian dishes or a delightful snack on its own. With simplicity at its core, this recipe invites you to savor the joy of creating an authentic culinary experience in your own kitchen, where the absence of yeast becomes an opportunity for swift and flavorful success.

No Yeast Garlic Naan bread.


  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup non-dairy yogurt (such as almond or coconut yogurt)
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • Fresh coriander (cilantro) leaves, chopped (optional, for garnish)
  • Vegan butter or olive oil (for brushing)


  1. In a large mixing bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.
  2. Add the non-dairy yogurt and olive oil to the dry ingredients. Mix well until a dough forms.
  3. Knead the dough on a floured surface for about 5 minutes until it becomes smooth and elastic.
  4. Divide the dough into small portions, rolling each into a ball.
  5. Roll out each ball into a thin, oval-shaped naan.
  6. Heat a non-stick skillet or griddle over medium-high heat.
  7. Place a rolled-out naan on the hot skillet. Cook for about 1-2 minutes until bubbles start to appear on the surface.
  8. Flip the naan and cook the other side for an additional 1-2 minutes until it puffs up and gets golden brown spots.
  9. In a small bowl, mix minced garlic with a bit of olive oil.
  10. Once the naan is cooked, brush it with the garlic and oil mixture. Optionally, sprinkle chopped coriander leaves for added flavor.
  11. Repeat the process with the remaining dough portions.
  12. Serve the vegan garlic naan warm with your favorite vegan curry or dip.

Nutritional Information (Approximate per serving):

  • Calories: 200-250 kcal
  • Protein: 4-5g
  • Carbohydrates: 35-40g
    • Dietary Fiber: 1-2g
    • Sugars: 1-2g
  • Fat: 6-8g
    • Saturated Fat: 1-2g
    • Monounsaturated Fat: 4-5g
    • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g
  • Cholesterol: 0mg
  • Sodium: 400-500mg
  • Potassium: 100-150mg

These values are estimates and can vary based on factors such as the specific brands of ingredients used and any modifications to the recipe. Additionally, the serving size may vary depending on personal preferences.